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Ireland could have been a world war battlefield

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In the early hours of Friday April 21 1916, two days before the Easter Rising was scheduled to begin, a German submarine surfaced off the Kerry coast, and three men set out for the shore in a small dinghy. On board were Sir Roger Casement, and two other men Robert Monteith and Daniel Bailey. As they neared the shore the dinghy capsized, and the men arrived on Banna Strand in Tralee Bay, drenched and exhausted.

Last call for Westmeath Lake County Movathon challenge

As the Westmeath Lake County Movathon challenge enters its final week the initiative continues to build momentum with a spectacular final weekend of club activity on the menu for Easter.

Scale of Augustine Hill reduced significantly in response to City Council planning requests

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The scale of the massive game-changing development Augustine Hill, to be located on lands adjacent to Ceannt Station, has been reduced significantly in a number of ways, in designs submitted in response to requests for further information from planners at Galway City Council.

A summer tram on William Street, 1904

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Our photograph of William Street shows the horse-drawn open-topped summer tram heading towards the terminus on Eyre Square.

The burning of the Sinn Féin hall, 100 years ago

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Around the year 1890, this four storey building at the top of Prospect Hill was derelict. It was bought by the Sisters of Mercy and used by them as a ‘House of Mercy’, a training centre for girls. The nuns called it St Patrick’s House but their scheme failed due to lack of finance and staffing problems, so they let the building out on rent.

Olympian Annalise Murphy and her Mercedes Benz X-Class.

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Boher based national school teacher, Emer Dunne, releases her new single, 'Daisy', on Friday, march 26, sales from the proceeds of which will go towards raising funds for the Irish Cancer Society.

Shaping the world through travel

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Representatives of the pub, restaurant, and hotel trades will come before the Oireachtas Tourism Committee this week to outline the effects of the pandemic on their industries.

‘Feels So Real’ - The Clockworks release first single of 2021

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GALWAY is their origin, but London is now their base of operations, and the experience - the good, bad, inspiring, and repellant - of one of the world’s major cities is captured in The Clockworks’ new single.

Róisín Dubh Comedy - live from London and Galway

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ON FRIDAY April 2, Karl Spain’s Comedy KARLnival is coming live from two venues, in two cities, in two different countries, and all on one livestream.

Laochra Mhaigh Eo - Hero's Wall is launched by Mayo GAA

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Mayo GAA kicked off their official launch of the Laochra Mhaigh Eo fund-raising drive to redevelop the surface of the pitch at MacHale Par, on St Patrick's Day with a afternoon full of insight and entertainment broadcast on their social media channels.

 

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